Harmony

Definition of Harmony

Har´mo`ny   Pronunciation: här´mô`nŷ
n.1.The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things intended to form a connected whole; such an agreement between the different parts of a design or composition as to produce unity of effect; as, the harmony of the universe.
2.Concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony.
3.A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency; as, a harmony of the Gospels.
4.(Mus.) A succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation.
5.(Anat.) See Harmonic suture, under Harmonic.
Close harmony
etc. See under Close, Dispersed, etc.
Harmony of the spheres
See Music of the spheres, under Music.

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